Music Reviews

Morning Phase Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Moody, contemplative album is dark, lovely, and uplifting.
By Beck
(2014)
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"Ordinary Love" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Mandela biopic's Oscar-nominated track is clean, reflective.
By U2
(2013)
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Original Soundtrack) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, eclectic soundtrack features top-notch artists.
By Various Artists
(2013)
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Glee: The Music Presents Glease (Grease) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, mostly clean songs from original '70s musical.
By Glee Cast
(2012)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Moody, mature songs cap off saga, but OK for older kids.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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Sparkle Soundtrack Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Soulful songs inspire and shine on Houston's final album.
By Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston
(2012)
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Rock of Ages: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Movie musical rocks out with clean, classic '80s hits.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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Snow White and the Huntsman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Mostly instrumental songs convey movie's dark themes.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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The Music of Smash Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Mix of pop covers and show originals is fun but too short.
By Various Artists
(2012)
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iCarly: iSoundtrack II: Music from and Inspired by the Hit TV Show Music Poster Image
age 10+
Slightly edgier than last soundtrack; OK for older tweens.
By Miranda Cosgrove, Various Artists
(2012)
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"Gold on the Ceiling" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Alt-rockers cut clean track about ultimately embracing love.
By The Black Keys
(2011)
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
A few mature messages, but OK overall for older tweens.
By Various Artists
(2011)
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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Brooding indie tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Valentine's Day Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Far more kid-friendly than the PG-13 movie it's inspired by.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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Hope for Haiti Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-name stars help Haiti earthquake victims with clean CD.
By Various Artists
(2010)
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The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, cool tunes OK for kids too young for the movie.
By Various Artists
(2009)
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Bandslam Movie Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Old and new artists combine in clean movie soundtrack.
By Various Artists
(2009)
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David Cook Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Idol winner delivers with powerful, family-safe CD.
By David Cook
(2008)
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The Champion in Me Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Gold medal rock from Olympic soundtrack.
By 3 Doors Down
(2008)
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"Mercy" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 10+
Sexy-sounding -- but not sexual -- UK import.
By Duffy
(2008)
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